2020 Australian Quokka 1oz Silver Bullion Coin
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This release from The Perth Mint features the Quokka, a small Australian wallaby known for its smiley appearance. This coin contains 1 oz of .9999 fine Silver and has a limited mintage of only 30,000.
Coin Highlights: Contains 1 oz of .9999 fine Silver. Packaged individually in a plastic capsule. Obverse: The Jody Clark likeness of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination. Reverse: Portrays a quokka on a beach with a lighthouse in the background. Standing on its hind legs, the herbivorous marsupial is eating its preferred diet of leaves. The design includes the inscription "QUOKKA" and The Perth Mint's "P" mintmark. Sovereign coin backed up the Australian government.
Struck by The Perth Mint from 1 oz of .9999 fine Silver, the coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act of 1965.
The quokka is a small type of wallaby found mainly in the south west region of Western Australia, particularly in Rottnest Island, and idyllic location 18 kilometres off the coats near Perth. About the size of a cat, the quokka has thick, grey-brown fur, a broad face, shiny black eyes, and round furry ears. Thanks to its cute, smiley appearance and an acceptance of humans, the quokka has become a popular subject for selfies.